Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director of Preservation, reviews applications to restore, rehabilitate, or alter individual landmarks and properties in historic districts. Consults with owners and architects, conducts site visits, makes presentations to Commission at public hearings and public meetings; prepares and issues permits for changes that the Commission has found to be appropriate. Provides technical assistance to owners. Other duties and special projects in various departments as assigned.
The position requires excellent communication and customer service skills.
1. A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; orconducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields Described in (a); or
2. A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.
There will be a civil service exam held for this title at a future date to be determined by the Citywide Department of Administrative Services. Applicants hired will be required to take and pass the exam to remain in the position. Learn more about civil service at http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/civilservice_1.shtml